Airlines adopt new rules to avoid crew fatigue

Singapore aviation authority imposes changes to rostering rules after review. -ST

5-room flat transformed into sleek bachelor pad

Designers from Xin Concept decided to highlight the spaciousness of the five-room flat with a clean and contemporary look. -AsiaOne

Another CEO quits CapitaLand group

Impact of residential business chief's departure 'limited'. -ST

Investors eye rich pickings in shophouses

Median prices of shophouses have surged by 50 per cent in the last two years. -ST

Asia's woes weigh on luxury brands

LVMH saw its sales drop by 3 per cent in Asia, excluding Japan, in the third-quarter of this year. -AFP

New home sales hit lowest since late 2008

Reflecting the sustained impact of tighter mortgage rules. -MY

Joining the exclusive club of CEOs aged under 35

Only 7 per cent of local corporate chiefs are aged between 30 and 40. - ST

Starting up is hard to do - but it's oh so rewarding

Investment experts offer tips on how to grow an idea, make it work and when to exit. - ST

Ambition, industry and a bit of luck

Gas tycoon and taxi towkay started out earning just $30 a month sweeping floors. -ST

S'pore core inflation set to ease next year

Core inflation is forecast to average between 2 and 2.5 per cent this year, and between 2 and 3 per cent next year. -My Paper

Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

Silicon Valley companies are offering an array of new family-planning perks. Apple said it also reimburses eligible expenses associated with the legal adoption of a child. -Reuters

How are the rich different?

For starters, they don't smoke or gamble as much as the rest. -BT

Singapore economy returns to growth in third quarter

Singapore’s economy returned to growth in July-September, reversing contraction in the previous three months. - AFP

When the fish smells of money, invest in it

Interior design firm owner's passion in rearing fish reaps monetary gains. -ST

Resale prices of non-landed private homes dip in September, but volume increases

The lower figure was attributed to a 2.1 per cent fall in resale prices of homes in the Outside Central Region. -AsiaOne

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The uncommon everyman banker

Samuel Tsien, group CEO of OCBC Bank, is banking on the values and qualities of Everyman Sam to guide OCBC through the wake of the global financial crisis. -BT